Regardless of your health goals, what you eat ALWAYS matters. While going to that fast food drive-thru after a long day at work might seem like a good idea at the time, you’re actually doing your body more harm...
Healthy Holiday Eating

Healthy Holiday Eating

The holidays are a time to celebrate with friends and loved ones, and those celebrations usually tend to come with an overindulgence in foods and other sweet treats! Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician in Vancouver, shares tips on...
The holiday season is notorious for indulging in sweet tweets and other foods we should typically stay away from. Eating too much of the foods that are considered bad for us (i.e. cookies, fruit cake and other baked goods...
Pesticides are commonly found on different produce like fruits and vegetables. They’re used to deter things such as insects as well as prevent the growth of fungi, but what shoppers might not know is these pesticides can actually be...
As a family physician, Dr. Ghahary strongly promotes healthy eating, including increasing your intake of fruits and vegetables. By incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet, you can significantly decrease the risk of many different diseases, including heart...
Eating a well-balanced diet is essential for your overall health. Your diet should not only include fruits, vegetables and whole grains, but Dr. Ali Ghahary also recommends making sure you’re eating enough meat and poultry. Along with fruits, vegetables and...
Finding time to sit down and have a well-balanced breakfast can sometimes be difficult, especially if you’re running late for school, work, or other errands, which is why cereal is often the go-to choice for so many busy Canadians....
If you’re looking to make a quick, easy and healthy breakfast, eggs are all of the above. Not to mention cost-effective if you’re not wanting to spend too much money on meals, and they can be easily incorporated into...
Fried vs. Baked Foods | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Fried vs. Baked Foods

When it comes to changing your eating habits, it’s not just about watching what you eat. It’s also about how the foods you eat are prepared. Having a healthy diet consists of many factors, says Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family...
When it comes to healthy eating, people often think that if they switch from things like regular potato chips to veggie chips, white bread to whole wheat bread, and fruits and vegetables, that those foods are safe for their...